Griffin family genealogy

Of Leinster

Arms: Gu. three griffins' heads, two in chief couped ar. and one in base erased or.

CRIOMHTHANN, a brother of Ros Failge who is No.91 on the "O'Connor" (Faley) pedigree, was the ancestor of O'Criomhthainn; anglicised Griffin,[1] Cramton, and Crampton.

91. Criomhthan: son of Cathair Mór, the 109th Monarch of Ireland.

92. Aongus: his son.

93. Eochaidh: his son.

94. Criomhthan Beag ("criomhthan:" Irish, a fox): his son; a quo O'Criomhthain.

95. Naneadh: his son.

96. Cormac: his son.

97. Cobthach: his son.

98. Eoghan: his son.

99. ( —— ): his son.

100. Dubhdacrioch: his son.

101. Congal: his son.

102. Dungal: his son.

103. Ceannfaola: his son.

104. Murchadh: his son.

105. Dubhfhel: his son.

106. Uchbhisi: his son.

107. Uchbhisi (2): his son.

108. Urchail: his son.

109. Uchbhisi (3); his son.

110. Dubh: his son.

111. Giolla Muire: his son.

112. Maolmordha: his son.

113. Giolla-na-Naomh: his son.


[1] Griffin: There was another family of this name descended from Crimthann Liath, who is No.89 on the "O'Hart" pedigree. The Arms of that "Griffin" family were: a lion ramp. or, within a bordure innecked ar.